Astronauts Can't Enjoy Beer, But There's a Solution Coming

I always wanted to be an astronaut. Then I learned that astronauts can't really enjoy beer in space, so I became a journalist. But fear not, wannabe space explorers, because now there's an astrostout that could solve this grave problem. » 9/30/10 11:40am 9/30/10 11:40am

When Does the New Year Start On the International Space Station?

If you're on terra firma, it's pretty obvious when you need to grab your make-out partner. But how, asks Slate's Explainer, do you know when to celebrate "when you're hurtling through time zones at 17,500 miles per hour?" » 1/02/10 9:00am 1/02/10 9:00am